Irwin UngerIrwin Unger (born 1927, Brooklyn, New York) is an American historian and academic specializing in economic history, the history of the 1960s, and the history of the Gilded Age. He earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1958 and is currently Professor Emeritus of History at New York University.
Unger won the Pulitzer Prize for History in 1965 for his book, ''The Greenback Era''. His most recent book, written in collaboration with Stanley Hirshson, a Queens College historian, and Debi Unger, an editor at HarperCollins, is a 2014 biography of George Marshall. Provided by Wikipedia